About

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http://www.rosphoto.com/portfolio/klimbim-5276

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The black and white images used for colorization are found from different sources all over the Internet, and are assumed to be in public domain and are displayed under the fair use principle. I provide information on the image’s source and author whenever possible, and I will link back to the owner’s website wherever applicable.

This blog is meant to share the images found on the Internet and colorized by me with other bloggers and colouring enthusiasts, and is not meant to deliberately infringe on the rights of the image owners. I respect all the intellectual property of the owners, and will modify the posts or remove the images at the owners’ request.

If you find errors in the information regarding the images, please inform me immediately so that I can correct the text of the affected posts.

All the images colored by me can be downloaded and used for free for any purposes but commercial.

THESE MATERIALS CANNOT BE RESOLD.

Interview

http://orloffmagazine.com/content/voskresenie-cveta

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52 thoughts on “About

  1. Спасибо огромное за Бауржана Момышулы! Много раз видел его фотографии, но в цвете он как живой. Я даже подумал что фейк.
    Отличная работа!

    Алимжан

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  2. Здравствуйте! каждый раз смотрю на вашу работу и каждый раз удивляюсь 🙂 желаю удачи! могу ли узнать какой программой вы это делаете ФОТОШОП ?

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  3. Огромное вам спасибо.
    Благодаря вашей работе эти люди становятся ближе. Они живыми становятся.
    Невероятное качество. Вы настоящий профессионал.
    Спасибо.

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    • И вам спасибо на добром слове 🙂
      Кстати, это действительно самое интересное в колоризации, когда вдруг ррраз – и человек смотрит на тебя, как живой. Иногда до жути 🙂
      К сожалению, не всегда получается..

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  4. Спасибо Вам за отличные работы. Вы действительно профессионал в колоризировании. У меня только вопрос: Вы из России?

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  5. Hi, klimbim,
    i work for an italian publishing house.
    We would like to use one of your wonderful works as the cover image of one of our books.
    Please write me an email or give me your contact.
    Thank you!

    Dario

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  6. Hello! I am from Mexico, and I have some pictures I would like to add color, I have seen your work and I think it is wonderful! I would appreciate if you would send me information to get the photographs colored please… Thank you, Carlos Soto

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  7. Wonderful, extra more plus professional, no words. I remained surprised by this excelent job. My special congratulation to the so professional hands. Regards from Argentina. Oliverio.-

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  8. I have a Channel on Youtube and I produce videos that celebrate Hollywood and World Cinema. I love your work and I have released a video on my ‘Movie Legends’ Channel which you will also find on Pinterest (Basil Nelson – Board ‘Movie Legends’). The video is titled ‘MOVIE LEGENDS – HOLLYWOOD ICONS’. I hope you like it. BAZ

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  9. Rita and the green chair must have been mis-labeled by someone. Sorry about the mistake. I have replaced the video with a new photo of Rita which is definitely yours! Watch out for another Klimbim video next Wednesday December 30th ‘MOVIE LEGENDS – JEAN HARLOW’

    Baz

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    • Really amazing! Your music and colour choice for the background are beautiful and harmonious! There are some “early” colourings: today I would do them in a different way 🙂
      The newest colourings are here:

      Jean Harlow and Clark Gable

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      • Glad you enjoyed the Jean Harlow video. It is a pleasure to showcase your superb work and bring it to life. I would love to make Klimbim videos some time in the future of Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich and anyone else you may choose. I have only a few of your images (some rather small) but if you have any large photos, they would be most welcome. Thank you for your time Olga. Wishing you a Happy New Year!

        BAZ

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      • Happy New Year to you!
        Not all images I’ve colored are HQ but if you point the pics you want I will see whether I have larger versions 🙂

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  10. Thank you for the link to your Jean Harlow photos. I will save them in my archive for use in future videos (with your permission of course!). I promise I will not share your images with anyone else or post them on the internet. They will only be exhibited in my video presentations for the public to enjoy. I seek no reward because I only make my videos to give pleasure to others.

    I will send you some small images very soon to see if you have larger versions. I will send these as email attachments (if that is all right with you). Will be in touch soon, Olga. Thank you!

    Baz

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  11. Hi Klimbim, your works are perfect. However interestingly, how you choose color when colorizing some object. Do you choose color previously knowing the color for object that is to be colorized or maybe your choice is quite arbitrary ( as if you choose merely preferable color for you ) ? The first option would mean any algorithmic actions.

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    • Hi Isaac, it depends on the object. For example when I colorize uniforms I have to search for info about the colours or ask experts. So I’m not free in choosing colours. When I colorize a dress on a 1890s photo, I look what colours were fashionable an that time. When I have no limitations I play with colours looking for the best combination. It’s really quite arbitrary but a couple of years ago I translated a book about colours and hope that something from it is left in my head 🙂
      This book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/study-colour-florists-Dieter-HOLZSCHUH/dp/3871700517

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  12. Hi Klimbim,

    My father is a big fan of your work. Sorry for being rude, I know you are doing it just for hobby but is it possible if you could help color an old photo B&W of my parents? It’s ok if it’s for a price. If yes, then can I send you a picture for preview?

    Hope to hearing from you soon.
    Thanks very much

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  13. Ah, I had a faint hope it might have been Coloriage by Akvis, and I could have picked your brains for how you are able to create such amazing pictures.

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  14. hi, i found a very nice picture of matahari on your blog and would like to use it in my blog as a reference picture – can i use the picture and i will put credit back reference to your site? please do let me know if its ok. thanks! mystqx@gmail.com

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